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The Clearswift Blog covers all the latest IT Security news as it applies to you and your business.

File Transfer Solutions Emerge as a Key Technology for the Age of Collaboration

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 09:00

We live and work in an era with more collaboration than ever before. Organizational structures are flatter, the world is smaller, and it is commonplace to work together with colleagues, partners,...

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Top 5 cybersecurity threats to the UK healthcare sector

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 16:12

The sheer volume and complexity of data held within the UK healthcare sector makes it a challenge from a cybersecurity perspective to keep secure. In fact, research from a survey we conducted...

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Infographic: Cybersecurity challenges in the UK healthcare sector

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:04

Lessons learned from the global WannaCry cyber-attack in 2017, led to increases in investment, governance and significant improvements to the UK healthcare sector’s cybersecurity. Two and a half...

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The consequences of a data breach: why fines are just the tip of the iceberg

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 16:24

When it comes to the true ramifications of a data breach, suffering a financial penalty imposed by the ICO is just the tip of the iceberg. Although significant, fines are only one aspect financial...

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The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 09:12

Regardless of your thoughts on Brexit, it can’t be denied that the drawn-out process has created mass confusion as firms rush to prepare for an unpredictable future.  Because of this, we decided...

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Top Threats 2018

Cyber Threats & Technology Tips That Your Business Can’t Ignore

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:25

2018 has seen a number of new threats introduced into the cyberscape as well as an evolution of traditional threats. This means businesses need to be more prepared than ever for a data breach and...

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Phishing with Invisible Ink

Phishing with Invisible Ink

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 16:36

By Dr. Guy Bunker
You might remember as a child, there was a revelation…invisible ink. Whether it was lemon juice, or the more modern (and frankly less messy) pen with UV light, there was suddenly...

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Website skimming

Website skimming is on the rise and your organization needs to be prepared

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 16:43

Last month, British Airways was hacked and 380,000 payment details were stolen.
In the immediate aftermath, the question on everyone’s minds was, in the era of GDPR, whether the airline would see a...

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